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Philippe Starck


Philippe Starck
at Arttitud
1121 Howard St.
San Francisco


"Tomorrow will be less"

"We are mutants"

"Love is an endangered species"

"We do not need to kill to survive"

"Providing a real way to deal with the urgent needs of environmental issues that is accessible to everyone is the new fight for the democratization of design."

"Good citizenship is avant-garde"

"We are God"

"God is dangerous"

"The best everyday example of relativity, the finest symptom of human intelligence, is humor. (...) Design without humor is not human. The word 'beautiful' does not mean anything. Only coherence counts. An object, design or not, is primarily an object that meets the parameters of human intelligence, which reconciles opposites. The lack of humor is the definition of vulgarity. "

"Getting to the heart of things, is never easy"

"The more materiality there is, the less humanity there is"

"Freedom is the only style. That is why I never speak about beauty or beautiful products but 'good products'. Nowadays, we have so many challenges; it is not really a priority to care for beauty. The only way for us is to focus on an ethic and ecological behaviour."

"What is most interesting to me, is mutation in general, our mutation and the creation that are derived. Including for example love, which is nothing more than an invented concept! "

"No one has to be a genius, but everybody has to participate"

"Just a pure dreamer. It is a very strange life, like a sort of luxurious modern monk."

"Future is about dematerialisation."

"Elegance and honesty are two mandatory parameters for any human production."

"Design is a tool to help the tribe."

"Everywhere, I'm looking to reach elegance and intelligence."

"Everyone must participate in the wonderful story of the mutation of our species."

"All the problems we have on earth come from our refusal to accept our mutation... We should embrace the beauty of this state of being. It's our intrinsic value"?

"I am inspired by the big story of our evolution. I do not do projects that don't fit in this big vision, meaning a project has to deserve to exist. One way to deserve to exist is to serve."

"I have this mental sickness called creativity"

"My interest in the environment has neither beginning nor end, is a state of mind."

"We need to look at the idea of renting rather than owning" Stark San Francisco Starck Starck Quotes Starck Lago
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